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Canadian Great Divide Part 5: Walking in a Winter Wonderland- Egypt Lake and Beyond.

PART 5 of the CANADIAN GREAT DIVIDE SERIES:  Sunshine Meadows to Ball Pass

One thing that is always constant and predictable on the trail, especially in the mountains, is that the weather will be unpredictable. 1,241 more words


Gearing Up

The Kootenay Collective team is gearing up for another season.

Stay tuned for Season 2, it’s on soon!

Fry Creek Canyon (West Kootenay)

Fry Creek Canyon (West Kootenay)

Perhaps my favorite day hike in the West Kootenay.  Fry Creek Canyon demands perseverance, in the form of an 1 1/2 drive from Nelson to the seldom visited NE shore of Kootenay Lake between Argenta and Johnson’s Landing.   279 more words


The Rockwall, Kootenay National Park

The famous Rockwall trail, Kootenay National Park’s most popular backcountry destination, and reputedly one of the best multi-day hikes in the Rockies, is famous for a reason. 1,261 more words

Trip Reports

Rockwall Trail: A Rookie's Guide

This past week I finally was able to get back to adventuring. My first task? Hiking the Rockwall Trail in Kootenay National Park. It’s an incredibly popular route in the Rockies and one which requires relatively great physical fitness. 1,194 more words


Kootenay time

They call it Kootenay time. When you just go with the flow, there’s no rush and you’ll most likely be late.

Powder Creek
I love morning chills in Nelson, however we did start our day a little late and got a bit attached to our crocheting. 1,043 more words